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Letter From the Editor – Celebrating Friendship!

Hello, Blue Mountain Friends, Is it really August already?!  The long lazy days of summer we enjoyed as children seem to go by so quickly now.  But there are still lots of delightful things to appreciate in August—the days are … Continue reading

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What to Write…to Brighten Someone’s Day

It’s easier than you think to brighten someone’s day. In fact, we probably don’t realize just how easy it can be. So, why don’t we do more of these random acts of kindness? Oftentimes, people feel that they have to show or … Continue reading

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The History of Birthdays (Part II)

Since our readers enjoyed our first post all about the history of birthdays, we thought we’d share even more fun birthday facts that you may not know. Isn’t it funny that we all do similar things on our birthdays without … Continue reading

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Summer Gardening

“Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.” —Francis Bacon Gardens—of any and all kinds—bring both joy and tranquility to those who cultivate and grow them. Whether it’s a flower garden, a vegetable garden, an herb garden, or a purely whimsical garden, … Continue reading

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Fun Food Holidays (with FREE recipe card!)

                There are few things in life that are forever immortalized as being incredibly sweet and utterly irresistible. Among them are babies, puppies…and desserts. Yes, decadent, luscious, oh-so-delicious and wonderful desserts that bring joy and happiness to everyone’s lips. It … Continue reading

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Summer Memories

With the recent arrival of summer, everyone is definitely in the summer mood and anticipating these much-awaited lazy, hazy days. There are so many good memories that come to mind when summertime starts. We have flashbacks of riding in the … Continue reading

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Brighten Someone’s Day!

Hello, Blue Mountain Friends, Well, here we are, knee deep in summer!  Isn’t it wonderful?  Like the fireflies that we caught as children, we can release our happy summertime memories and let them light up our days.  Running through the … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness: Part II (FREE printable)

Now that we’ve discussed the beauty and impact of generosity and thoughtfulness towards one another in “Random Acts of Kindness: Part 1,” let’s see how we can actually put this lovely concept into motion and make it come to life. … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness Part I (FREE desktop background)

A smile from a stranger…a hug out of nowhere from your child, friend, or family member… a card received in the mail “just because.” These seemingly small gestures aren’t small at all. In fact, they have the power to turn … Continue reading

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Gratitude Guide for Mom: How to say Thank You and Show Mom your Gratitude

Happy Mother’s Day – Those three little words are loaded with so much meaning that there’s no possible way to fit all the things that make up those words into a single day. Yet, we try our best to give … Continue reading

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